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Judy Blume

  Freckle Juice (Paperback) 

Freckle Juice

Judy Blume, Sonia O. Lisker (Paperback)

Genres: Fiction - Humorous Stories, Realistic Fiction

"Freckle Juice" by Judy Blume is a funny easy chapter book in the genre of realistic fiction. Main character Andrew Marcus wants freckles after noticing his classmate Nicky has them. In fact, Andrew wants freckles so bad that he buys a secret recipe for freckle juice from Sharon for fifty cents, his five-week allowance. But freckle juice does not work as expected. Andrew has to draw fake freckles with a blue marker. At school, Andrew's teacher gives him a "freckle remover" to remove the blue freckles. Children in second grade and third grade will enjoy reading this humorous story.


  Superfudge (Paperback) 

Superfudge

Judy Blume (Paperback)

Genres: Fiction - Humorous Stories, Realistic Fiction; Book Themes: Family, Friendship

Superfudge by Judy Blume is a humorous story about families and sibling rivalry and friendship. In this sequel to "Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing", life is changing for 12-year-old Peter and 4-year-old Fudge. They are moving from New York City to Princeton, NJ, and the Hatcher family is having a new baby. Peter is upset that he has to leave his best friend Jimmy Fargo behind. Fudge is still full of antics; Peter doesn't want another sibling like Fudge. After moving to Princeton, Peter makes friends with Alex Santo, a boy who lives across the street. Just as life is looking up, Peter enters sixth grade in the same school Fudge starts kindergarten. Smart, lively and mischievous Fudge attends kindergarten a year early. This chapter book in the genre of realistic fiction is fast-paced, very funny, and has characters that kids can easily relate to. "Superfudge" appeals to children in 4th grade through 7th grade.


  Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing (Paperback) 

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

Judy Blume (Paperback)

Genres: Fiction - Humorous Stories, Realistic Fiction

"Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing" by Judy Blume is a humorous story, which children with younger siblings can relate to. Main character Peter, a fourth grader, has a two-year-old brother named Fudge, who gets into a lot of trouble. "Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing" is a good book to read aloud. Children in second grade through seventh grade will enjoy this very funny and entertaining chapter book in the genre of realistic fiction.